Bacardi-owned distiller Angel’s Envy will launch a restricted version Bourbon completed in Madeira wine casks within the US.
Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey completed in Madeira casks has been created in celebration of Father’s Day (20 June).
With a restricted run of three,360 bottles, the 50% ABV whiskey has undergone an ‘prolonged ending interval’ of longer than six months in Madeira barrels so as to add ‘deeper wooden notes and an additional layer of complexity’.
On the nostril, it’s stated to have notes of caramelised banana, brown sugar, raisins, almonds and cherry, with a palate of oak, grass, smoke, leather-based, chocolate and dried cherries, plus an almond and hazelnut end.
From 21 Could, members of 500 Essential, Angel’s Envy’s on-line membership, can enter a lottery for an opportunity to buy considered one of 600 bottles forward of public sale, which can open on 6 June.
Angel’s Envy’s co-founder and chief innovation officer, Wes Henderson, stated: “There’s deep historical past and craftsmanship concerned within the manufacturing of Madeira wine, so my sons and I knew we wished to faucet into that to create one thing particular for our Cellar Assortment.
“We tried greater than 30 varieties till we discovered the right casks that may lend each the dryness of a great Sherry and the richness of tawny Port to our Bourbon.
“This launch was a household effort, so it feels solely proper to share this bourbon with our followers in celebration of Father’s Day.”
The whiskey will probably be launched for public sale at Angel’s Envy’s distillery and in choose retailers in Kentucky, New York, California, Florida, Tennessee, Illinois and Texas.
The expression is the third release within the Angel’s Envy Cellar Assortment sequence, and has a urged RRP of US$229.99 per 750ml bottle.